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Autism and Sleep

Posted by: manarm — last comment 4 days ago (13 comments)

We receive a lot of enquiries about sleep. If you have any tips or experiences you can share please add to this discussion point. Some tips we have been given to pass on to parents so far have included - 1. Making sure the bedroom is dark,...

Equipping children and adults with autism to deal with bullying. Have you got any strategies to share?

Posted by: Felicity — last comment 11 days ago (9 comments)

The following article discusses the increased suicide risk of children with autism as a result of bullying. Please click here to read.

Sensory differences. Share your stories - the good and the bad

Posted by: Felicity — last comment 11 days ago (8 comments)

Here is an article written by Geoff Evans from The Options Group about the sensory world of individuals with autistic spectrum conditions. Click here to read.

Explaining the diagnosis to the child with autism

Posted by: Felicity — last comment 11 days ago (6 comments)

This is an article discussion explaining the diagnosis to the child with autism. Does anyone have examples or information from their own experiences relating to this topic?   Please click here to read the article.

menopause and Aspergers

Posted by: JIP — last comment 3 months ago (4 comments)

Is there anyone out there who is going through the menopause with Aspergers as would welcome your story and advice.I was only diagnosed with AS in 2001 and health service still cant provide any support.I live in Middlebrough which has no local...

How to talk to sons about sex?

Posted by: GinaGercenMom — last comment 3 months ago (1 comment)

Hi I'm Gina. 
 I'm mother of two wonderful 10 years sons. Their father has left us 8 years ago. 
 I have a question, maybe some of you can help me? 
 At what age should a parent teach their son about ‘sex’ if there is no father around...

Toys, gadgets and fiddlers for autistic children

Posted by: Felicity — 4 months ago (0 comments)

The following article from Autism Parenting Magazine talks about the different autism toys available for children and how to choose the best gift for your child
 
 https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-autism-toys/

Autism and relationships

Posted by: Felicity — last comment 4 months ago (9 comments)

Have you got any stories/tips you can share to help others form and maintain successful relationships?

Helping an adult with new diagnosis

Posted by: guest user — 5 months ago (0 comments)

My husband more or less self diagnosed almost three years ago.  
 
 I am struggling.  He is my registered  carer for serious health issues that are going downhill badly Esoecually with my mobility.  
 
 Not sure how to cope.   I...

Being being pushed to Meltdown and then accused of being aggressive in the workplace

Posted by: Sean — last comment 6 months ago (1 comment)

Hi iam sean Im 49 and have Aspergers Syndrome  I work for  a care provider that supports people on the autistic spectrum with all the associated behaviours ,work have made some adjustments for me which I'm grateful for but they still don't...

Short videos on autism/Asperger's

Posted by: Felicity — last comment 7 months ago (29 comments)

Does anyone have any short videos on autism and/or Asperger's? Please show them here!

Does your brother or sister have autism? You are important too.

Posted by: Felicity — last comment 7 months ago (42 comments)

  Does anyone have any stories, information, advice or any other resources relating to siblings of those with an autism spectrum condition?   If so please share it here.     Thanks!

Need School for Autistic Child

Posted by: guest user — last comment over 1 year ago (2 comments)

HI,
 
  
 
 We may be moving to Chile, but only if we can find an appropriate education for our daughter, 12, with autism. She would need a fairly specialized program, as she has a hard time in a regular classroom.I know it's a...

All About Autism

Posted by: guest user — over 1 year ago (0 comments)

HI,
 
  
 
 A man selling child development products told me that if the baby does not crawl before progressing to walking, there is a high probablity that the child will be slower in development and motor skills, even autism....

any mums of autistic kids from waterford

Posted by: guest user — over 1 year ago (0 comments)

HI,
 
  
 
 i am just trying to find some information about services that are available in the waterford are for autistic children. i am interested in the amount of aba schooling and the availability of spaces and also information...

Living Independently

Posted by: guest user — over 1 year ago (0 comments)

HI
 
 their are some thoughts going through my mind, so first off to start off a quick summary my ex step dad & my bio mom got a divorce. They originally met back in 2016 & my ex step dad bought a house in a small decent town for...

Living Independently

Posted by: guest user — over 1 year ago (0 comments)

HI
 
 their are some thoughts going through my mind, so first off to start off a quick summary my ex step dad & my bio mom got a divorce. They originally met back in 2016 & my ex step dad bought a house in a small decent town for...

autison and talking too a female co worker a

Posted by: guest user — over 1 year ago (0 comments)

Help and advice needed please.

Posted by: guest user — last comment over 1 year ago (1 comment)

Hi my daughter has an 8 year old autistic son who also has eplipisy. He has limited speach so can't tell us what is wrong or what he'd like. His mood swings lately have got quite bad and it's got to the stage where my daughter and her husband are...

Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) ASD Subtype

Posted by: Aspergeer — almost 2 years ago (0 comments)

Just thought I'd post a link in case there are people whose child fits this profile as not everyone has heard of it:
 
 https://www.pdasociety.org.uk/what-is-PDA